Uber

In this Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, file photo, the Slack app is displayed on a mobile phone in New York.
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April 26, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Work messaging platform Slack is taking the next step in filing to go public, the latest in several highly anticipated tech IPOs. In documents posted with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday, Slack Technologies Inc. says it posted a loss of $138.9 million on revenue of $...
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Evan Sharp, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer
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April 08, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinterest, among a gaggle of tech companies planning to go public this year, hopes to raise as much as $1.5 billion in its initial offering of shares. The digital scrapbooking site said in a regulatory filing Monday that it will put about 75 million shares up for sale at a price...
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It's easy to take for granted just how much on-demand services have changed our lives, starting with ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft.
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April 04, 2019 - 7:55 pm
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN (CNN) -- It's easy to take for granted just how much on-demand services have changed our lives, starting with ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft. But every now and then, a jarring headline makes us wonder how it became so normal so quickly to jump into a...
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Two men console each other before funeral services for Samantha Josephson.
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April 04, 2019 - 4:13 pm
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. (AP) — The cousin of a college student who authorities say mistakenly got into the wrong car and was kidnapped and killed in South Carolina said the sadness the family is suffering "will never end." Hundreds of mourners packed Congregation Beth Chaim on Wednesday in West Windsor...
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A college student whose body was found in a field hours after she got into a vehicle she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride died from multiple sharp force injuries, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said Monday.
Columbia, SC Police Department via CNN
April 01, 2019 - 7:36 pm
By Darran Simon, CNN (CNN) -- A college student whose body was found in a field hours after she got into a vehicle she mistakenly thought was her Uber ride died from multiple sharp force injuries, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division said Monday. Samantha Josephson, 21, a student at the...
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This June 12, 2018, file photo shows the Uber app on a phone in New York.
Richard Drew/AP Photo, File
March 26, 2019 - 3:56 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ride-hailing service Uber announced on Tuesday it has acquired its Mideast competitor Careem for $3.1 billion, making it the largest-ever technology purchase in the region. Uber said in a prepared statement that the $3.1 billion purchase consists of $1.7 billion...
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child in a car seat
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Ian Bush
March 18, 2019 - 9:51 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — When it comes to getting to and from Philadelphia International Airport, Uber and Lyft have new pint-sized competition in Kidmoto . The app does one thing: "It connects passengers seeking car seats to drivers who provide the convenience of installed car seats for...
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A Chihuahua dog
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Rachel Kurland
March 05, 2019 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — We've all experienced that hysterical fear of leaving something behind in an Uber, whether it be essential items like your wallet, keys or phone. But have you ever left your 8-week-old coffee-colored Chihuahua in the back seat? Apparently someone has. It may seem —...
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A Lyft driver places the Amp on his dashboard.
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March 01, 2019 - 5:57 pm
By Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN Business (CNN) — Lyft will pay some of its drivers up to $10,000 in cash bonuses ahead of the company's forthcoming IPO — an unusual benefit for a portion of the independent contractors who are critical to the company's business model. The drivers who receive a bonus...
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February 22, 2019 - 10:10 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Automakers Daimler and BMW say that trustworthy handling of personal data will be a key competitive advantage in their new joint venture that offers app-based services like free-floating car-sharing in big cities. The two competitors for luxury car customers said Friday...
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